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Avicii. Hey, Brother…there’s an endless road to rediscover…

Remembering 2 brother aviators who gave everything they had 7 years ago today in An Najaf, Iraq. If you care to read my version of that day’s events click through below:

Pot, Kettle, Black!

In a recent edition of The Legion, the magazine of the American Legion in an article dated 1 JUL 13 entitled The Decline of Dustoff Major General (RET) and Medal of Honor holder Patrick Brady describes the legacy of medical evacuation and then describes the things he sees wrong with the way MEDEVAC is accomplished [...]

The Elephant in the Room?

Here is an interesting essay by Walter Russell Mead at Via Meadia on what he sees as a problem in the GOP’s foreign policy. It’s called “America’s “Daddy Party” Needs To Grow Up.

Generally speaking, the Republicans are doing some interesting things on the Mommy side these days. With fewer ties to the vested [...]

Operation Iraqi Freedom, 10 years later.

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq which became known as Operation Iraqi Freedom.

As the recipient of three free trips to the area, courtesy of my rich Uncle Sam, I have rather strong feelings about that endeavor. A lot of people over the years have engaged in Monday Morning quarterbacking, making [...]

6 Years Ago Today (originally posted 2 FEB 2011)

We lost two great cavalrymen.

And now the knifes come out…

It’s probably not hard to imagine that a four star general over the years of a long Army career would find more than a few people that don’t really like him or his style all that much, so its not surprising that when the opportunity presents itself these people come to the fore as willing [...]

The Phantom Menace

I guess the U.N.’s IAEA couldn’t find its own butt if it had its hands tied behind its back.

Britain will help the Iraqi government dispose of what’s left of deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons, still stored in two bunkers in north of Baghdad, the British embassy in Baghdad announced Monday.

The British [...]

This was made BEFORE the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

What Soldiers do when they are bored… WARNING! NSFW!

Friends of mine would say that they are Blackhawk and Chinook pukes and what do you expect, but I wouldn’t say that.

On This Day…

2 FEB 2007, I lost two friends and the nation lost two outstanding leaders and warriors. Rest in peace Keith and Jason, we’ll never forget! Garyowen! See you at Fiddler’s Green.

Amen, Brother

Good little article over at the National Review On-Line about how we really won in Iraq.

Best line of the whole piece…

shake hands in the light and kill at night

Go read it HERE

I can tell you I was in Baghdad the same time as the author of that piece and while there [...]